A tender, green Sri Lanka aspect, on Saturday, completed what no Asian group did earlier than, turning into the primary Asian group to win a Take a look at collection in South Africa after Oshada Fernando and Kusal Mendis propelled the guests to an eight-wicket win in the second one Take a look at at Port Elizabeth to clinch a ancient 2-Zero collection triumph.
Fernando used to be unbeaten on 75 off 106 balls, whilst Mendis scored 84 now not out off 110 deliveries as Sri Lanka chased down the victory goal of 197 through lunch.
Dimuth Karunaratne & Co. confirmed some personality and recorded a medical win particularly after victory within the Durban Take a look at.
Right here’s how Twitter reacted to Sri Lanka’s ancient win:
Congratulations !!! Nice group paintings to succeed in one thing particular. happy with the lads.. Smartly executed @IamDimuth and the group. 👍👊👊👊
— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) February 23, 2019
Congratulations once more @OfficialSLC for making historical past for Sri Lanka and Asia with this win. @IamDimuth @CHathurusinghe @KusalMendis1 @NiroshanDikka
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) February 23, 2019
Smartly executed Sri Lanka!!! Massive recognize! 🙏🏻💪🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/naJWupom8U
— Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) February 23, 2019
Congratulations to Sri Lanka on an implausible Take a look at collection win towards SA in SA. This should be considered one of their largest moments of their Take a look at historical past. My good friend @RusselArnold69 might be a truly satisfied guy #SAvSL
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 23, 2019
Wow, Sri Lanka! Hats off! Going the place no Asian group has long past earlier than, the place higher Sri Lankan groups have not. That is large! Very large.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 23, 2019
@IamDimuth and boys what a sequence win @KusalMendis1 and osanda have been sensible with the bat.vishwa,kasun,Suranga and ambul have been sensible within the collection with @KusalJPerera. Revel in each and every little bit of it guys 👏👏👏👏🍾🍾🍾🍾
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) February 23, 2019
Bravo Boys ! Congratulations to Captain Dimuth and the group , thanks for preserving the promise and Sri Lanka Cricket Alive ! First Asian group to win a sequence towards SA in South Africa ,neatly executed
— Harin Fernando (@fernandoharin) February 23, 2019
Fantastic effort to win the collection Zero-2. That is large for Sri Lankan and undoubtedly international cricket. Take a look at cricket has became on its head in the previous couple of months n its sensible #SAvSL
— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) February 23, 2019
Congratulations boys. No phrase to mention truly satisfied about u all. Vishwa, oshada, kasun and Lasith inspired. KJP u good looks. Wel executed to the entire gamers and supporting body of workers.Wel executed. Wel executed.👏👏.@IamDimuth @KusalJPerera @Dhananjaya7575 @KusalMendis1 @CHathurusinghe @NiroshanDikka
— Dhammika Prasad (@imDhammika) February 23, 2019
Crushed through the positivity popping out from the neighbours again within the Sub continent !!! 😁😁😁Superior #SAvSL
— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) February 23, 2019
Actually outstanding success through @OfficialSLC 👏👏👏
— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) February 23, 2019
Bravo Sri Lanka! Collection victory to cherish endlessly 👏👏👏👏
— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) February 23, 2019
In reality satisfied for the lads, implausible group effort. This collection win a few of the Best achievements of Sri Lanka Cricket. Smartly executed @iamdimuth & group, Training body of workers.
— Rangana Herath (@HerathRSL) February 23, 2019
Arguably the most productive day ever within the historical past of Asian take a look at Cricket n without a doubt the most productive day ever for #SLC.
Weldone @IamDimuth n group!
You made all the country proud🇱🇰🇱🇰 #SAvSL #LionsRoar #Speechless
— Danushka Gunathilaka (@danushka_70) February 23, 2019
A outstanding take a look at and collection victory for @OfficialSLC, historical past making success. Who would’ve concept after their fresh performances in Australia & NZ. #SAvSL #Congratulations
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) February 23, 2019
Ayubowan Sri Lanka. Such a lot of seniors lacking. But @OfficialSLC are the primary Asian group to win a sequence in South Africa. One of the vital hardest puts to win. Inconceivable truly is not anything. My man @RusselArnold69 might be dancing within the streets as will many in Sri Lanka👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
— ian bishop (@irbishi) February 23, 2019
Price having a pay attention purely for some fabulous insights into @OfficialSLC from @MarkMachado. An implausible collection win. India the first subcontinent group to win in Aus and SL, the primary in SA. Take a look at cricket is alive and kicking #SAvSL https://t.co/4lpD7I8QcK
— Isa Guha (@isaguha) February 23, 2019
– Six weeks in the past India become the primary Asian aspect to win a Take a look at collection in Australia.
– Nowadays Sri Lanka become the primary Asian aspect to win a Take a look at collection in South Africa.
With this, no less than one of the most Asian aspects have now received a Take a look at collection in each and every Take a look at-playing nation!#SAvSL
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) February 23, 2019
Nice win for Sri Lanka 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽#OnceAgainProve…
Nice batting show through @KusalMendis1 and Oshada
Smartly performed boys made us proud
It’s a perfect Take a look at collection win for Sri Lanka#MadeAHistory
— Thisara perera (@PereraThisara) February 23, 2019
Kusal Perera is the Participant of the Collection for his 153* in Durban : https://t.co/exeRykJaDZ#SAvSL #SLvSA #Cricket #TheCricketTimes %.twitter.com/2sCVlvqEzN
— The Cricket Instances (@CricketTimesHQ) February 23, 2019